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OceanCliff Resort was designed and built in 1864 by the architectural firm Peabody & Stearns from Boston who designed the original Breakers and Doris Duke's Rough Point both located on elegant Bellevue Avenue.  A wealthy industrialist and member of Mrs. Astor's 400 Club originally used OceanCliff as a private summer residence during the Gilded Age.  The estate remained a private summer home until 1954, when it was sold and later converted into an oceanfront retreat to host lavish parties and society affairs.

Located on 10 acres of rolling lawns with spectacular ocean views, OceanCliff offers a truly unique blend of breathtaking beauty, world-class cuisine and a professionally trained staff to ensure meticulous attention to every detail of your stay.

Twenty-five distinctly stylized guest rooms whisk you back to the 19th century with modern conveniences and stunning oceanfront views.  OceanCliff's grand ballroom accommodates from 75-250 guests for dinner and dancing, while a variety of smaller rooms allow for more intimate gatherings.

Set amidst the breathtaking splendor of the Narragansett Bay, OceanCliff has inspired generations of brides with some of the most enchanting landscapes in Newport, Rhode Island.  Whether you prefer a romantic summer sunset celebration or a unique crystal winter white wedding, OceanCliff offers a variety of wedding and reception options.

OceanCliff is located on historic Ocean Drive with easy access to downtown Newport and is only a 90-minute drive from Boston and Hartford.

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See an Audrey Hepburn inspired photoshoot on Style Unveiled.
We had the pleasure of hosting a photoshoot with Meena Lee-DePasquale of 5th Avenue Weddings and Events.
The results were incredible!  See for yourself here.

See the video from the 5th Avenue Weddings & Events photoshoot here.

Watch Jennifer & John's reaction to their same day edit here.

Take Kathie Lee & Hoda's wedding trivia quiz!  Click here

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Best of Newport County 2013  |  Reception Venue
Best of Newport County 2012  |  Reception Venue
Best of Newport County 2011  |  
Reception Venue & Ceremony Venue

Best of Newport Life Magazine

Newport Experience at Best of Newport Soiree

Thank you Newport Life Magazine for an amazing time at the Best of Newport Soiree.  We were honored to be announced "Best Reception Venue - Newport County"

     Wedding Wire Bride's Choice     Wedding Wire Rated     The Knot Best of Weddings

65 Ridge Road  |  Newport, RI 02840  |  401.841.8868
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For room reservations please call 401.841.8868 ext. 3

Click here for a photo of OceanCliff from 1932 as "Shamrock Cliff" estate.